CAPITOL CHATTER Farm Bureau backs Emmer, Farmers' Union picks Dayton
The Minnesota Farm Bureau political action committee endorsed Republican Tom Emmer for governor and a similar state Farmers Union organization picked Democrat Mark Dayton.
The ag organizations' picks... Posted on 9/23/10 at 4:07 PM
WORTHINGTON — The age factor will be an additional challenge for Jacob Holck to overcome as he announced his decision to seek DFL endorsement for District 22B — a seat currently occupied by Rep. Rod Hamilton, R-Mountain Lake.
Candidate was Redwood County commissioner for 16 years
WORTHINGTON — Gene Short considers his experience in various fields fitting for his candidacy for the Minnesota House of Representatives.
Short is seeking DFL endorsement for the District 22A seat currently occupied by Joe Schomacker, R-Luverne.
Party celebrates endorsement, long road to Aug. 10 primaries
DULUTH — Democratic-Farmer-Laborites left their weekend convention saying they were united, but signs of discord even surfaced at a party celebrating Margaret Anderson Kelliher’s endorsement.
Two years ago, Tim Walz — a social studies teacher from Mankato seeking political office for the first time — unseated six-term incumbent Gil Gutknecht and earned a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.
District 22A Rep. Doug Magnus and District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton face familiar foes in this year’s election, as Magnus will be facing DFL candidate Mike McCarvel for the second time and Hamilton up against challenger Richard Peterson for a third.
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